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  • Bainbridge Companies hires five new executives to position for growth

    Bainbridge says it expects significant growth in East Coast operations over next 3 to 5 years
    Luxury multifamily firm Bainbridge Companies, recently hired five members to its executive team in support of its growth initiatives in the Mid-Atlantic region. As the single-family industry struggles to prop up sagging originations and fight low inventory, resulting in a tough season full of layoffs, the multifamily industry appears to be running strong. The ability of firms to hire for growth is a good indicator that things are going swimmingly in the multifamily industry.
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  • MBA Annual Alert: Quicken, loanDepot leaders see fintech barrier to Amazon buy-in

    Anthony Hsieh and Bill Emerson say mortgage space still has too much friction
    Rumors have long swirled that Amazon has eyes on the mortgage business, but industry leaders say it's unlikely the company will dive in just yet. At MBA's annual convention on Tuesday, Hsieh and Emerson said there's still too much chaos in the space, but predict that fintech is on the verge of changing all that.
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  • Redfin hires behavioral economist from Amazon

    Daryl Fairweather joins real estate brokerage
    Real estate brokerage Redfin announced Daryl Fairweather has joined the company as its chief economist. The company explained that Fairweather, who joins the company from Amazon, will work closely with Redfin's business leaders and agents to better understand the behavior and mindset of homebuyers and sellers.
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  • PropertyShark: Gen Z has its eye on the American Dream

    A whopping 83% of Gen Z plans to purchase a home within the next five years
    Home prices are rising, inventory is drying up, and although the unemployment rate is at record lows, wages just aren’t increasing at a substantial rate. However, while Millennials are often deterred from entering the housing market, evidence suggests that Generation Z has its eye on homeownership.
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  • [VIDEO] HousingWire readers, here's the nation's top news

    Here is what’s happening around the country
    Today, HousingWire takes a look at some of the most provocative and significant news stories nationwide. Our coverage ranges from heated Supreme Court confirmation hearings, political Twitter wars, highly publicized sports branding decisions, market takeovers and voting forecasts. Whatever’s happening around the country, it’s here for you to read.
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  • loanDepot CEO personal net worth reportedly at $2 billion

    Anthony Hsieh set to get even richer with Amazon at the door
    While Amazon continues to build a mortgage division within its ranks, the online giant reportedly continues to search for a strategic acquisition to buy into the mortgage retail space. One name often put forward is loanDepot, though CEO Anthony Hsieh is already reportedly doing just fine without needing to sell the company.
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